Sweet Family West of Scotland

Moira Park SCOTT

Person Chart

Additional Names

Additional Names Name
Formal Name Mary

Partners

Partner Date of Birth Children
Alastair SWEET 26 MAR 1905 Hazel Margaret SWEET
Alastair Graham SWEET
Peter Martin SWEET

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 8 FEB 1911
Marriage 10 JUN 1940 Queen's Park West Church
Death 17 APR 1977 Troon

Notes

At the time of marriage, home was 24, Neidpath Road East, Whitecraigs, Glasgow
Background:
Attended St Bride's School Helensburgh. Followed by Dunfermline College of Physi cal Education and became a teacher of PE. She taught in Govan to begin with an d organised Railway Caravan holidays in the summer for the "under priviliged " c hildren. On moving to Troon she taught part time at James Louden school and als o at Kilmarnock Academy in the later years of family life. She continued her cha ritable interest in children by being very involved in Dundonald House, a SSPC C home.

Moira was a very caring person carrying other people's worries. She never ha d a bad word to say about anyone and was "always there" for her family. She help ed her mother as best she could for some time while she was ill before she died.

She died in 1977 while on the golf course. Alistair McCrone once remarked to m e that she could have died of a broken heart. She was very active right to her l ast days.